Math That Makes Sense, Lecture 8: Long Division and Conclusion

This video is part of my free video course for parents, Math That Makes Sense: Elementary Arithmetic. You can find the full list of videos (with outlines and links) here

Congratulations! You’ve made it to Lecture 8, the final lecture! You’ll learn all about how to teach multi-digit multiplication, as well as a simple framework for consistently teaching great lessons.

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I hope you’ve enjoyed this course, and that you feel better-equipped to teach your kids elementary arithmetic. Wishing you all the best in your teaching, and Happy Math!


Lecture 8: Division and Conclusion
  • Division
    • Why teach long division anyway? [1:43]
    • What are the pros and cons of the two ways to teach long division? [16:29]
    • How do you transition from one-digit divisors to two-digit divisors? [1:00:24]
  • Conclusion [1:23:20]